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Popular Green Building Materials for Spring Home Remodeling Projects


Popular Green Building Materials for Spring Home Remodeling Projects

Popular Green Building Materials for Spring Home Remodeling Projects
News from Seattle Post Intelligencer:

Seattle area general contractor, BetterBuilders, recommends starting with environmentally friendly materials when planning spring home remodeling projects.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012

Drier weather in the Pacific Northwest signals the beginning of the busy Spring remodeling season. It’s the time of year when homeowners decide which areas of the house to tackle, while looking for the General Contractor best suited to help bring their dreams to reality. During this process owners should focus as much on the materials to be used as on the design.

While new techniques and radically re-thought living concepts are responsible for many green building advancements, it is the materials themselves that have the biggest impact. BetterBuilders, a Seattle area general contractor, recommends these popular green building materials to help inspire and focus your spring home remodeling projects:

Decking Materials

Building a new deck to expand and improve the living area during more temperate months is a time honored spring remodeling project…………… continues on Seattle Post Intelligencer

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New PoP Series – Renovating and Remodeling My 101 Year Old Row House by Kevin
News from Prince of Petworth:

Hello PoPville,

My name is Kevin and this is the first in a series of posts about two major remodeling projects I am undertaking on my Columbia Heights row house. I am excited to share my experiences with you because as the third owner of a 101 year old house that is nearly all original, I feel a responsibility to balance modern amenities while conserving the original character with any improvements I undertake. I hope documenting and sharing this process will inspire others to try to maintain as much of the history that has helped turn their house into a home.

Before I get into the fun of remodeling, I wanted to share a little background about the home. The three bedroom one bath Wardman house was built in 1911 and purchased by a couple who then passed away in the early 1940s. Their son worked in the government and had recently hired Ms. Carol Fig, who had moved to the area from South Carolina. Knowing she was looking for a place to live, the son of the original owners offered her the opportunity to buy the home fully furnished. In her more than 70 years living in the home, Ms. Fig kept it in amazing condition, maintaining all the little details which make this home a gem in an era when quick remodels are the norm.

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